The summer benefits workers find most appealing:
|39% Flexible schedules|
|30% Leave early on Fridays|
|18% More relaxed dress code|
|10% Activities such as a company picnic or potluck|
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The summer benefits offered at companies:
|More relaxed dress code||29%||57%|
|Leave early on Fridays||20%||63%|
|Activities such as a company picnic or potluck||17%||28%|
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More than 1/3 of HR managers feel employees are less productive during the summer months.
|5% Much more productive|
|26% Somewhat more productive|
|31% Somewhat less productive|
|3% Much less productive|
|34% No difference|
The most common employee behavior during the summer, according to HR managers:
|32% Not planning well for vacations|
|22% Unexpected absences|
|19% Dressing too casually|
|15% Sneaking in late or leaving early|
|12% Being overly distracted/checked out|
Source: OfficeTeam survey of 382 office workers and 306 human resources managers in the United States.
Some responses do not total 100 percent due to rounding.
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